ABOUT ANTHONY

Anthony Oakshett has been interviewed twice for Radio 4’s ‘Front Row’ and has been the
subject of articles in the Times and Telegraph newspapers and the Spectator magazine. He was featured in two BBC TV programmes ’Raising the Armada’ Pt 1&2 and most recently named in the closing credits of ‘Royal History’s Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley’.

Born 1955

  • Studied art at Canford School under Robin Noscoe
  • Attended Bournemouth and Poole College of Art
  • Exhibition in English at Christ’s College, Cambridge
  • Studied Architecture and History of Art
  • 1979-80 Series of pencil portraits of Honorary Fellows for Magdalene College, Cambridge
  • 1979- present Various mixed exhibitions including the Royal Society of Portrait Painters
  • 2010 Exhibition of the Armada Paintings (lead artist) in the House of Lords, now permanently
    installed in the Prince’s Chamber.

NOTABLE SITTERS

Portraits include, inter alia:

  • H.M the Queen (for the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries)
  • The Earl of Rosslyn
  • Lord Crathorne
  • Lord Turnberg
  • Lady Heseltine and daughter Alexandra Williams
  • Field Marshal Lord Guthrie
  • Admiral of the Fleet Sir Benjamin Bathurst
  • Professor Richard Laws (Master of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge)
  • Presidents of the Institution of Civil Engineers:Douglas Oakervee,Peter Hansford and Richard Coakley
  • Councillor Edward Hess (Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea)
  • Councillor Anthony Peel (Chairman, Essex County Council)
  • John Arkell Esq. (Headmaster, Gresham’s School, Norfolk)
  • Tony Cuff Esq. (Headmaster, Gresham’s Preparatory School, Norfolk)
  • Giles Clarke Esq.(Chairman England & Wales Cricket Board)
  • Bamber Gascoigne Esq.

Other Portraits in the Collections of, inter alia:

  • The Palace of Westminster
  • The Austrian Embassy, London
  • The Royal College of Physicians
  • The Royal College of Surgeons
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews
  • Wentworth Golf Club
  • Sunningdale Golf Club
  • Somerset County Cricket Club
  • Keble College, Oxford
  • Eton College
  • KCOM Group
  • The Geraldine Dodge Foundation, New Jersey
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
  • Robert Fleming & Co
  • The National Maritime Museum
  • The National Army Museum
  • The Household Cavalry
  • The Welsh Guards
  • The Gloucestershire Regimen
  • 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery
  • The National Liberal Club
  • The Oxford and Cambridge Club
  • The Carlton Club
  • Cliveden House